Oral history interview with Helen Thane Katz
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: A native Minnesota and graduate of the University of Minnesota, Mrs. Katz spent her life in Minnesota. She worked at editorial assistant for the Minnesota Historical Society and an indexer for Minnesota History until 1988. She was also affiliated with the Norwegian American Historical Association as an editor for many years. Mrs. Katz died on July 29, 1993 at the age of 93. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mrs. Katz discusses movies in Minnesota in the 1920s. She retells tales of movies, theaters and actors of the time. She also relates a great deal of history regarding various movie theaters in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, including the role played by the Fenkelstien and Ruben families, the largest movie theater owners in the state.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
52 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:34:22 running time
Creation Interviewee: Katz, Helen Thane
Interviewer: Dougherty, John Alley
Interviewer: Kane, Lucile M.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/05/1986
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 9
Accession Number AV1994.160
More Info MHS Library Catalog

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